What is your lame claim to fame?

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  1. Principessa

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    What is your lame claim to fame?

    I totally stole this topic from Twitter. :redface: :tongue:
    • Sold Jujubes to Jon Bon Jovi at the Count Basie Theater.
    • Met Pam Tillis on an elevator at a hotel in Shelby, MI. Later had to report her band to staff for smoking pot. :mad:
    • Bumped into Joan Rivers in NYC near The Met. Didn't recognize her at first as she had just started the plastic surgery downward spiral.
    • Terry Shields stepped on my foot & didn't say excuse me at am AMFAR benefit in 1986.
    • Dished about Terry Shields with Bianca Jagger at same benefit
     
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    At the TIFF, Brad Pitt was walking along the red carpet and I yelled at him, "SHOW ME YOUR PENIS!", he looked at me and smiled. I now know we share a special bond.:rolleyes:
     
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    Lol disco boy. :p

    I met Jeremy Clarkson at a Top Gear expo at Silverstone about 10 yrs back. I offered him a ciggie, but he said he already had some, haha. I chucked his autograph away though, cos i was really religious at the time and thought it was idolatry, d'oh. :p

    Also - my sisters bumped into Cherie Blair in the London Top Shop, lol.
     
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    I smiled and nodded at someone I recognised but couldn't place on the street and he responded in kind. Ten paces on I realised it was Dr Who! The Tom Baker incarnation.

    I worked in the back room of a designer spectacles outlet and one day word went round that Shirley Bassey was in the shop. But so many staff were dashing out to go and ogle her I thought I'd leave the poor woman in peace.
     
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    ALL my claims to fame are ridiculously lame!

    - I almost ran over Hugh Laurie in a rickshaw in Covent Garden. He had to leap aside in a very "oops, sorrrryy!!" English way.

    - I got "phone stalked" by an ex- Eastenders actor. I don't want this appearing in Google searches on him so I won't list his name but he is obsessed with boobies and his character in the show had a famous dog. My bloke eventually gave him a hilarious bollocking when I'd told him to leave me alone and he continued to call me at least 20 times per day....

    - I saved David Guest from getting hit by a taxi in a side-street near where I live. No idea what he was doing there but he was wandering in the street, rhapsodising about the old buildings, and seemed lovely.

    - Guy Garvey (lead singer of Elbow) kissed me on the cheek when I met him in a bar in town where the band were DJing. ***sighhh*** I love Guyyy...
     
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    - Morning after they performed at our fair, had breakfast with "Alabama" at, of all places,,,Denny's, lol

    - Met and became friends with Johnny Lee at my job place. A few years later, recognized me at a performance and invited me back stage.

    - was invited to be on the tonight show, but declined
     
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    My esteemed membership on LPSG..... Oops, maybe thats INFAMY ??? not fame....
     
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    just two for me and both soccer related. i am currently chatting via msn with a bisexual (in) pro footballer. he is only local celebrity tho so not even i had heard of him and i have played online poker with fernando torres...he don't talk much :(
     
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    I have many but one that comes to mind:

    I have seen Caroline Kennedy in her panty hose and Bra..........absolutely true
     
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    I own something which belonged to Dr. Benjamin Franklin.

    I danced with Caroline Kennedy at The Back Room in Ptown thirty two years ago.

    I shot pool with Ted at Mallory Dock in Hyannis twenty years ago.

    My 6th great grandfather was the first Senator from State of Rhode Island under John Adams.

    My 8th and 9th great grandfathers (father and son) were Colonial Governors of that same state under George II and III respectively.

    (We changed allegiances depending on what was politic for the times):rolleyes:
     
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    I cannot believe we were writing our posts simultaneously! :eek:


    How's the freaking weather??????????????????????:mad::rolleyes:
     
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    I met Beverly Sills after a recital at the height of her career. I snuck into the performance with a friend of mine. Poor college students. I still adore that woman.

    I have scores for Candide and Mass signed by Leonard Bernstein.

    As for LPSG . . . :biggrin1:
     
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    Ha! Who wouldn't have predicted that, flame boi? Ha! Ha!

    I have spent an hour talking to Joni Mitchell, sharing a few of her cigarettes.

    I met novelist Lawrence Durrell in a Left Bank café and spent a few minutes talking with him ... about accupuncture.

    I met Glenn Gould a few times.

    I've stood 10 feet from Leonard Cohen as he picked up some delicatessen takeout in Montreal.

    In the course of work, I've met a number of heads of state.


     
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    I have better ones, but my lame one is that I bought my first tennis racket and hockey stick from Geoff Capes (former World's Strongest Man)
     
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    Geoff Capes!!! :D

    I've seen a couple of Premiership footballers, and met the bass player from Mansun at a party.

    Also an ex-Brookside and The Bill actor used to park his car outside our house while he took his dogs for a walk, lol.

    I once received a letter from Denise Robertson - This Morning's agony aunt (and no, it wasn't about me or any problems I might have, lol).
     
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    I'm envious! I love Top Gear dearly. Take one look at America's car show, Motorweek, and you'll be appalled at how dull it is in comparison. It's like reading Consumer Reports on TV.
     
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    Thanks dude! He was really friendly actually - even though I made a right fool of meself, haha. He seems even taller, irl - my bro's 6'3" and Clarkson was taller.

    I really wanted to meet Vicki Butler-Henderson (ex Top Gear babe) so I could crack a joke about her being 'Rorty Spice', but it wasn't to be. :frown1:
     
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    I have a small claim to my own fame in that I will be featured in two art exhibitions in the next couple of months... which is fun as I usually just model for students.
     
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    Ok, I have to ask.... why???
     
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    I'd love to meet Jeremy. Such a hoot and such an ass. :smile:

    I was about three feet away from John Paul II at the Vatican in 1979.
    I had dinner with Jody Foster. She is super nice.
    Sarah McLachlan lives just down the street from us.
    I pissed in the urinal next to Jason Biggs at a wrap party and met Neil Diamond the same evening.
    Those are my only celeb ones.

    edit- I forgot about David Coulthard. Nice down to earth guy.
     
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